Dec 7, 2012 2:05am EST
high. this is evodia from spain. $9.99 a bottle, a big, robust full-flavored red wine. one of the secret tricks of the wine business, if you look on the back of the bottle it says eric solomon selections. one thing is there are importers who act as curators. they only bring in things they love. importers are always on the back of the bottle. without knowing the wine, you know it's going to be a good wine. that is a little insider. >> you didn't love that? >> no, i did. if you're not an expert, there is a $9.99, how do you know it's that one and not sort of a cheap wine? >> partly by tasting a lot. if you go to a good store -- find a store where people pay attention, they listen to what you say and like and they're not going to try to sell you something that's bad because they want your business. trust those guys. >> pascual toso, argentine malbec. that is $10.99 a bottle. holiday buying. you know you're going to pour wine for a lot of people. buy by the case. most stores give you 10% -- you need to buy lots and lots of wine. 10%, 15% is standard. we bought the other day in
Dec 9, 2012 10:30am EST
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Dec 18, 2012 6:00pm EST
ago, two people were hiking along a rocky cliff side in spain. they spotted the fossilized remains after dinosaur in a massive stone near the water. that stone was eventually washed out to sea and deposited someplace else. that part is peculiar. today a spanish army helicopter recovered the rock. the plans are to display it at a museum. experts say that they believe the remains are from a small plant-eating dinosaur that lived 152 million years ago. that's about the time that that food pyramid i was talking about earlier. >> that's in the smithsonian. >> quite a story from one big old rock. >> isn't that something? >> how did it get swept out to
Dec 29, 2012 7:00am EST
in southeast spain is cleaning up after revelers battled it out with flour, eggs, and -- wait for it -- firecrackers. the annual flour/egg/firecracker fight takes place on december 28 and celebrates spain's equivalent of april fool's day. to recap, that is flour, eggs, and firecrackers. jud . >> do they combine? >> yeah, like bisquick a la requirecrackers. >> some story meetings -- >> maybe next year. >> maybe. we'll see. >> thanks. >>> dylan dreyer has a check of the national forecast. good morning. >> good morning to you guys. yeah, talking about snow in the northeast. rain in the southeast. and right smack dab in the middle of the country, >>> snow will continue coming east. expect your snow chance prior to noon today. after that, it's rain. all the precipitation ending about 3:00 today. take a look because some folks are saying, where's the snow? it's west of us now between now and 9:00. that line will come to the east. we will be getting some snowfall in here, but only for about three or four hours. amounts pretty light. an inch, maybe just over that in montgomery county.
Dec 28, 2012 7:00am EST
people of negative spirits from the previous year. >> all right. >> good one. >> spain, natalie, you know about this one. we're going to show it. >> we're going to demo. it sounds easy to eat 12 grapes. it is not easy. >> do we have the chimes? >> we're going to do it. so 30 seconds on the clock, please. >> this should go well. >> are we going to hear this? [ chiming ] >> you can't even get them in your mouth. oh, my -- good work. >> thank you. this is what happens when you've been pounding campaign all night. you can't deliver a grape into your mouth at close range. >> i'm dead sober. how do they do this drunk? >> you littered the floor with grapes. >> i'm sorry. >> they did those chimes too fast. >> those were very fast. >> that was very fun. >> you missed your mouth by half an inch. you couldn't make the transaction. amazing. >> how was your grape eating? >> you have to make one. yes! it's in there. >> i started laughing looking at everybody. >> it's fun. >> this is my new tradition. new underwear and grape eating. >> not for kids. >> exactly. >> now i have a little game for you guys.